amniotic fluid


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Synonyms for amniotic fluid

the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion

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Amnicell collects, stores and processes the amniotic fluid and the stem cells for use in areas of unmet medical need and commercial areas, such as hair and skin care.
Meconium stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) is an alarming sign of fetal compromise and associated with a poor perinatal outcome.
Practically, in several cases, there are conflicting results between colour Doppler sonography and gray-scale sonography in measurement of amniotic fluid volume, that is, colour Doppler reports a lower or normal range for amniotic fluid volume, but the gray-scale sonography shows significantly higher ranges for the same amniotic fluid volume.
The research history of amniotic fluid stem cells can be traced back to the beginning of the 20th century.
At five months, the unborn baby's skin starts to toughen up and becomes impenetrable to the amniotic fluid, so that after 28 weeks the amount of liquid plateaus at just less than a litre.
The meconium stained liquor was defined as yellowish green colour observed by medical staff which may indicate foetal distress meconium passed after birth but its presence in amniotic fluid is an area of concern while pathological CTG was defined as the presence of two or more deviation from normal CTG parameters or components.
"Amniotic Fluid Embolism can be fatal to the mother and the child with devastating consequences.
A large body of evidences suggests that miRNAs in the amniotic fluid (AF) act as modulators to regulate the expression of specific genes during fetal development [56, 57].
Patient delivered an infant with Apgar of 9 and 9 in one and five minutes, respectively, with meconium amniotic fluid. Immediately after delivery of the infant and before the extraction of placenta, the patient's heart rate remained in 140 beats per minute (BPM), but the patient's oxygen saturation decreased to 72%, blood pressure lowered to 72/48 mm Hg, and end-tidal CO2 (ETCO2) as per the anesthesia monitor fell from 32 to 0 mm Hg.
Amniotic fluid samples were collected from women who had undergone amniocentesis early in the 2nd trimester of gestation (15-22 weeks) based on various indications, such as advanced maternal age, increased nuchal translucency, previous history of birth defects, or detection of an anomaly in the ultrasound examination of the first or 2nd trimester.
Scientists from Lund University in Sweden have developed a multistep method including a unique collection device and new cell harvesting and processing techniques, which enable amniotic fluid to be safely harvested for large numbers of cells.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Amniotic fluid, the protective liquid surrounding an unborn baby, is discarded as medical waste during caesarean section deliveries.
The smells constituting positive responses include smell of breast milk of the infant's own mother (11-13), smell of breast milk of other mothers, smell of belongings of mother, smell of amniotic fluid among maternal smells, as well as smell of infant formula and vanilla (10,12-14).
The amniotic fluid of broiler breeder egg plays a vital role in the development of the embryo during incubation [1].
Amniotic fluid of a 27-year-old healthy 19 w pregnant women was referred for prenatal diagnosis because of prosencephaly detected at ultrasound screening.